Leib Glanz

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    Leib Glanz, Former Rikers Chaplain, Pleads Out to Housing Fraud

    A genius at gaming the system until recently, Leib Glanz, the former Rikers Island chaplain cut loose for organizing a bar mitzvah party in a jail, and his brother, Menashe, pleaded guilty today to housing fraud, theft and lying in federal court in Manhattan. Federal prosecutors say the two men def ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    Jail Chaplains Boss: 'I Didn't Know.' Warden: 'Oh Yes You Did.'

    Last week, as the scandal over the Bar Mitzvah boiled into the public eye, Correction Commissioner Martin Horn held a high-level meeting with several of the people responsible for allowing an accused felon to throw the catered party. If you recall, the New York Post reported last week that Correcti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    Jail Scandal Revelation: They Needed a Minyan!

    In case you were wondering why all the Orthodox Jewish inmates ended up in the city jail in Manhattan known as the Tombs, where they could enjoy special treatment, we think we have an answer. Supposedly, an inmate is an inmate is an inmate, barring medical and security issues, and the rules say the ... More >>

  • News

    March 14, 2000

    Hynes and His ‘Haman’

    Orthodox Jews, Angered Over Recent Cases, Up in Arms Against Brooklyn D.A.